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Hazardous Materials Accidents

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Any occurrence resulting in the uncontrolled release of materials from a fixed site capable of posing a risk to health, safety, and property as determined in EPA Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulations. Generally, such materials are classed as explosives and blasting agents, flammable and noncombustible gases, combustible liquids, flammable liquids and solids, oxidizers, poisons, etiological agents, radioactive materials, corrosive materials, and other materials including hazardous wastes.

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Hazmat Accidents

Related:
Spills
Releases
Railroad Accidents

Broad Terms:
Accidents

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